Picking through old books and archives in our hunt for choice public domain tidbits we scavenged up some juicy vulture images. This is a feast for the eyes.
From ratapple to bael to breadfruit, our selection of weird fruits will make you salivate (or not). Check out the strangest fruits in the public domain.
Bored? Nothing new on Netflix? Hulu letting you down? Disney+ is really a minus? How about trying out some free board games from the 19th century?
And just like that our caterpillars have all grown up and metamorphized into beautiful butterflies. Let’s check out some 19th century butterfly images.
One of the world’s first museums was founded in 1651 in Rome. The Kircherian Museum was a Cabinet of Curiosities, full of objects of the real and imaginary.
Come and check out our pigeon art! We promise it’s Coo (coo)! We discovered three beautiful public domain books on pigeons and restored the illustrations.
The Catholic church has created plenty of weird objects, but this gemstone covered foot-shaped reliquary really takes the cake. Even weirder is what is inside.
Medieval costumes, armor and a nautilus cup. His name might be a challenge, but German illustrator Jakob Heinrich von Hefner-Alteneck’s art is worth it.
The bard is an essential part of the medieval fantasy. She strides the stage with a lute and a grin and all eyes are fixed on the bard’s instruments…
During the middle ages barbers did it all. Known as barber surgeons, they gave haircuts and shaves… and pulled teeth, performed enemas and amputated limbs.
Medieval monasteries conjure the image of brown robes and solemn rituals. But the reality wasn’t all worship and sinless living. Let’s talk about drunk monks.
During the time of Marie Antoinette (1755-1793), and in no small part due to her own fashion preferences, French court was swimming in cleavage.